According to the grossest study ever, we should all be picking our nose and eating what we dig out. Or at least, our children should be doing it. (Come on! Should we really be encouraging this?!)
Snot contains salivary mucins which form a barrier against cavity-causing bacteria. Furthermore, the study showed signs that snot mucus could defect against respiratory infection, stomach ulcers, and even HIV.
According to Friedrich Bischinger, an Austrian lung specialist, it's "a great way of strengthening the body's immune system."
No thanks...I'll stick with vitamin C.